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Wilson Centennial Exhibit Materials

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1956-002
Abstract

This collection contains materials exhibited by Virginia Tech's Newman Library in 1956 to commemorate the centennial of the birth of President Woodrow Wilson.

Dates: 1948 - 1956

Elva Curl Wilson Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2008-016
Abstract

The collection includes the diary of Elva Curl Wilson, resident of Hampton, Virginia and future wife of Rev. James C. Richardson, describing the very active social life of a young woman in Hampton, Virginia during the 1930s.

Dates: 1929 - 1935

Fenner Wilson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-082
Abstract

Letter written by Fenner Wilson, a private in Company D, 45th North Carolina Infantry, during the American Civil War, to his brother, B. G. (Basley Graves) Wilson. Writing from Danville, Virginia, Wilson discusses sickness in his company and other camp matters.

Dates: 1863

I. D. Wilson Letters

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1994-020
Scope and Contents

Professor of Biology from 1923 to 1957 at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Letters to Wilson from students, colleagues, and friends upon his retirement from VPI in 1958.

Dates: 1957

James H. Wilson Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2014-012
Abstract

Letter from retired Union Army Major General James H. Wilson to Gideon Welles, of New York, briefly discussing an overcoat and an impending visit.

Dates: 1894 - 1894

Jeffrey T. Wilson Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-015
Abstract The collection consists of two diaries (1913, 1928) written by Jeffrey T. Wilson (1843-1929). Wilson was a former enslaved person who spent most of his life in and around Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia. He worked as a bailiff in the Norfolk courts after leaving the U. S. Navy and wrote a column, "Colored Notes," for The Portsmouth Star from 1924 until his death in 1929. He outlived four wives and had at least twelve children. Wilson's diaries...
Dates: 1913, 1928

Nelson R. Wilson Auction Notice

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-016
Abstract

The collection contains a broadside announcing the auction of Nelson R. Wilson home and farm in Bedford County, Virginia.

Dates: 1932

Sallie Wilson Recipe Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-002
Abstract

The Sallie Wilson Recipe book is a collection of recipes compiled by a woman in Liberty (Bedford County), Virginia.

Dates: n.d.

Zelma Wilson Architectural Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-046
Abstract Wilson (1918-1996) an architect in Ojai, CA was born in New York City but later relocated to Southern California. She studied at the University of California, Berkeley, 1937-1940; later the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 1941; and graduated with a B. Arch from University of Southern California in 1947. Wilson’s collection encompasses three decades of work that range from her academic through professional career—including her experience of operating her own firm. Her...
Dates: 1940 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1991

Jacob S. Winans Correspondence,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-062
Abstract

The collection includes two letters and their original envelope from Jacob S. Winans to his father Dr. Isaac Winans. Both letters were sent in the same envelope. They were written after Winans's return to Camp Tennally (Tennallytown, Maryland) after serving picket at Great Falls, Virginia from September 9-16, 1861.

Dates: September 17-18, 1861

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Montgomery County (Va.) 384
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 253
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 223
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 65
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Heilig, Vicki 30
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 29
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United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 19
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 18
Blaeu, Willem Janszoon, 1571-1638 15
Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company 15
Norfolk and Western Railroad Company (1881-1896) 14
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 14
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 14
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 13
Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899 11
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 11
Bureau of the Census 10
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 10
Norfolk and Western Railway Company (1896-1982) 10
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 10
Historic Urban Plans (Firm) 9
Lesher, C. E. (Carl Eugene), b.1885 9
Murrill, A. 9
United States. National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics 9
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Alumni Association 9
Cook, George Hammell, 1818-1889 8
Hildebrand, J. R. 8
Hubbell, Charles H., 1898-1971 8
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 8
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 8
The University Press of Kentucky 8
Frazer, George Preston 7
Hopkins, Griffith Morgan 7
Virginia Tech Alumni Association 7
Anderson, Sherwood (Sherwood Berton), 1876-1941 6
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 6
Bien, Morris, 1859- 6
Brown, Ralph Minthorne, 1878-1958 6
Gannett, Henry, 1846-1914 6
Harvey, G 6
Newman, Walter S. (Walter Stephenson), 1895-1978 6
Preston, John, 1764-1827 6
Smock, John C. (John Conover), 1842-1926 6
Thompson, Gilbert, 1839-1909 6
United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers 6
Virginia Cooperative Extension (1995-) 6
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture and Urban Studies (1978-2022) 6
Wall, W. F. 6
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 5
Bartholomew, John, 1831-1893 5
Boyd, Charles Rufus, 1841-1903 5
Gilmer, Jeremy Francis, 1818-1883 5
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 5
Hotel Roanoke 5
International Union of Women Architects 5
Ivanhoe Mining and Smelting Corporation 5
Kunstler, Morton, b.1931 5
McBryde, John McLaren, 1841-1923 5
O.W. Gray & Son 5
Rand McNally and Company 5
Roanoke Historical Society 5
Shackelford, George Green, 1921-2010 5
Smithey & Boynton, Architects and Engineers (1935-1992) (Roanoke, Va.) 5
Torre, Susana, 1944- 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture (1974-1978) 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Arts and Sciences (1970-2003) 5
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. University Libraries 5
Virginia. State Highway Commission 5
A. Hoen & Co. 4
Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 4
Beyer, Edward, 1820-1865 4
Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 4
Chace, George 4
Chace, Jacob 4
Chester, W. 4
Confederate States of America. War Department 4
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 4
Dunay, Donna 4
Dwight, C. S. 4
Everett Waddey Company 4
Foster, A. G. 4
Gamble, W. H. (William H.) 4
Geological Survey. Water Resources Division (U.S.) 4
Hutcheson, John Redd, 1886-1962 4
Ireland, E. I. 4
Kent family 4
Kurtz, Louis, 1835-1921 4
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960 4
Matsukawa-Tsuchida, Junko 4
Michie, P. S. 4
Preston, William, 1729-1783 4
Price, Harvey Lee, 1874-1951 4
Rasche, M. W. (Mary W.) 4
Richmond Civil War Centennial Committee 4
Sanborn Map Company 4
Smith, George Otis, 1871-1944 4
Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 4
Troiani, Don 4
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